Nation singer, songwriter, banjo and guitarist, and music manufacturer. His well-known singles consist of “Pretty Female,” “California,” and “Whatever Transforms You On.” He released his debut, self-titled record in 1985. His second record, Passages, followed ten years later. He created albums for Randy Travis, Clay Walker, and Alan Jackson and composed George Strait’s strike melody ‘I Hate Everything.’ He was raised in Wichita Falls, Tx. Following country vocalist Kris Kristofferson’s assistance, he transferred to Nashville to go after a profession in music creation.